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  • Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award

    Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award
    Ojai-born, Los Angeles-based painter Mary Weatherford has won the Artists' Legacy Foundation 2014 Artist Award and will receive a $25,000 cash prize. This is the eighth annual Artist Award given by the foundation, started in 2000 by painter Squeak...
  • Pollock's stellar 'Lucifer' and impressive Anderson Collection

    Pollock's stellar 'Lucifer' and impressive Anderson Collection
    For the past 44 years, a pivotal painting in the evolution of American Modern art in the exhausted aftermath of World War II has hung in a private home in an affluent San Francisco suburb — first in a child's bedroom and then over a dining room...
  • Israeli artist depicts pain of rootless Jews in Berlin exhibition

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Moshe Gershuni's expressive, historically loaded art, which places symbols of the Holocaust in a religious setting and seeks to polarize opinion about current Israeli society, seems unlikely to reward the casual viewer. Titled "No...
  • Matisse exhibition breaks attendance record at Tate in London

    A recent exhibition devoted to Henri Matisse's cut-outs broke attendance records at the Tate Modern in London, the museum announced Monday. "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" drew 562,622 visitors during its five-month run, making it the most popular...
  • Scrap metal sculptures stand guard in Easton

    Scrap metal sculptures stand guard in Easton
    On Bushkill Drive in Easton, the Greek god Atlas balances the world on his shoulders. Hidden beneath a layer of rust, the steel figure of a man has been hoisting a giant metal globe near the tree line at Bushkill Creek for more than a decade. He and a...
  • Matisse exhibition drew record visitor numbers, Tate says

    LONDON (Reuters) - An exhibition of paper cut-outs by the French artist Henri Matisse drew more than 560,000 visitors to London's Tate Modern, making it the most popular show ever mounted at the museum, the Tate said on Monday. The cut-outs were works...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Forger'

    John Travolta is a copyist of great paintings forced to pull one dangerous last deception in "The Forger," a soft-centered crime meller that proves notably short on suspense, and marred by sentimentality that feels distinctly secondhand. Nothing feels...
  • Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars
    Mildred "Mickey" Friedman, a curator with a sharp eye for emerging talent who mounted a landmark 1986 show at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center that brought international attention to architect Frank Gehry, died Sept. 3 in New York. She was 85. Her death...
  • Kevin Kline, Israel Horovitz Celebrate 'My Old Lady' With Meryl Streep, Glenn Close

    Kevin Kline was on double duty Tuesday night in New York City. Before jetting off to an Academy screening of his latest film, "My Old Lady," the star swung by the MoMA for pic's premiere. After a Q&A with Oscar voters, Kline was back on 53rd Street to...
  • Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles

    Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles
    The event: Artists, art professionals, collectors and other art enthusiasts joined gallery owner Shaun Caley Regen for Saturday’s opening of Doug Aitken’s exhibition, “Still Life,” at Regen Projects in Los Angeles, one of several...
  • 'Levitated Mass' revisits dramatic pull of LACMA's rock star

     'Levitated Mass' revisits dramatic pull of LACMA's rock star
    Let's start with the numbers, which are impressive: a 150 million-year-old granite boulder more than 21 feet high and weighing in at 340 tons. It took 11 days to transport that boulder, via a 206-wheeled trailer, the 105 miles from Riverside to the campus...